Senior Director, Corporate Tax in Work From Home at TradeStation

Date Posted: 8/1/2022

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Senior Director, Corporate Tax
Virtual US

Who We Are:

TradeStation is an online brokerage firm seeking to level the playing field for self-directed investors and traders, empowering them to claim their individual financial edge.  At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and relentless search for innovation.

What We Are Looking For:

The Senior Director, Corporate Tax oversees the TradeStation Group tax function and reports directly to the Senior Vice President of Finance.  This includes overseeing and improving processes and reporting related to tax compliance and planning, staying abreast of technical tax and accounting issues, setting corporate tax policies, improving the overall tax control environment of the Company and owning auditor and consultant relationships. 

FLSA Classification: Exempt

What You’ll Be Doing:
  • Direct and oversee all aspects of the tax function including assisting with preparation and review of the corporate tax provisions, tax planning and ensuring compliance with all required federal, state, local, payroll, property and other applicable taxes and filings
  • Ensure that the corporate books, including subsidiaries, related to taxes are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (U.S. GAAP), international financial reporting standards (IFRS), and company policies and procedures, as applicable
  • Develop and implement tax related business concepts such as transfer pricing; manage third-party providers/consultants and auditors that are involved with such activities
  • Oversee the preparation and review of taxes included in the consolidated and individual corporate financial statements and footnote disclosures under SEC, GAAP and IFRS requirements, including supporting work papers
  • Establish procedures to help ensure the quality, accuracy, compliance and completeness of all tax reporting disclosures and filings
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies related to the tax area and maintain the related documentation to ensure adherence with all standards
  • Evaluate the tax ramifications of new product offerings and strategies as needed
  • Develop, implement and execute policies and procedures to ensure the company has an effective internal control structure relating to financial reporting
  • Ensure internal control structure is also compliant with J-SOX requirements of public parent company
  • Manage tax projects and interactions with auditors and consultants related to tax function
  • Interface directly with management team members
The Skills You Bring:
  • Expert level knowledge of and experience with ASC 740 a must
  • Experience with tax related concepts, i.e., transfer pricing and research and development costs, and design and implementation of processes related to such
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong and extensive knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS and SEC especially related to taxes and ability and willingness to stay knowledgeable about, research and reach well-reasoned conclusions
  • Experience with process enhancements and related internal controls
  • Experience with working with and managing relationships with third party vendors such as auditors and regulators
  • Strong attention to detail, demonstrated integrity and professionalism
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work and effectively communicate with all levels of management
  • Highly motivated, a self-starter and a team player willing to take responsibility
  • Ability to meet commitments in a fast-paced environment
Minimum Qualifications:
  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA or JD/LLM required
  • 10+ years of relevant corporate tax experience in public and/or corporate environment
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with tax software like OTP strongly preferred and Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • Experience in financial services industry
What We Offer:
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Yearly bonus and generous 401k plan
  • Comprehensive benefits for you and your family starting Day 1, including a Veterinary Discount Plan!
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Flexible working environment
  • TradeStation Account employee benefits, as well as full access to YouCanTrade education materials